BWW TV: Broadway Beat at HIGH Opening NIght

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Kathleen Turner, two-time Golden Globe® winner, Academy Award® & Tony Award® nominee stars as "Sister Jamison Connelly" in HIGH, a new play by Matthew Lombardo and directed by Rob Ruggiero. HIGH officially opened on April 19, 2011. Broadway Beat was on hand and brings you the opening night interviews below.

HIGH also features Stephen Kunken (Enron) as "Father Michael Delpapp" and Evan Jonigkeit as "Cody Randall". It was announced today that the production will take its final bow on April 24 after 8 performances.

HIGH explores the universal themes of truth, forgiveness, redemption and human fallibility. When Sister Jamison Connelly (Turner) agrees to sponsor a 19 year-old drug user in an effort to help him combat his addiction, her own faith is ultimately tested. Struggling between the knowledge she possesses as a rehabilitation counselor and a woman of religious conviction, she begins to question her belief in miracles and whether people can find the courage to change.

HIGH is produced on Broadway by Leonard Soloway, Chase Mishkin, Terry Schnuck, Ann Cady Scott, Timothy J. Hampton, James & Catherine Berges, Craig Schnuck, Barbara & Buddy Freitag, Lauren Class Schneider, David Mirvish, Gene Fisch, Jr./Stu Sternbach, David Fagin/Rosalind Resnick, Jacki Barlia Florin/Michael A. Alden, Lizabeth Zindel, The Shubert Organization and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.

Tickets are available online at Telecharge.com, by phone at (212)239-6200 or at the Booth Theatre Box Office (222 W. 45th St). Ticket prices range from $61.50-$111.50.

A $26.50 ticket will be reserved for the first row for all performances, for audience members ages 17-21. Interested ticket buyers can purchase these seats at the Booth Theatre box office only, the day of the performance. Limit of two tickets per person.

HIGH contains mature themes, strong language, and nudity. A parent or guardian will be required to accompany audience members under 14.

HIGH plays Tuesday - Saturday evenings at 8:00 PM, Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2:00 PM & Sunday matinee at 3:00 PM.

 

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